- Random Lake, Wisconsin
official_name = Random Lake, Wisconsin
settlement_type = Village
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Random Lake, Wisconsin
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.1
area_land_km2 = 3.3
area_water_km2 = 0.8
area_total_sq_mi = 1.6
area_land_sq_mi = 1.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1551
population_density_km2 = 470.2
population_density_sq_mi = 1217.9
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 271
elevation_ft = 889
latd = 43 |latm = 33 |lats = 9 |latNS = N
longd = 87 |longm = 57 |longs = 37 |longEW = W
Random Lake is a village in Sheboygan County,
Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,551 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Random Lake is located at coor dms|43|33|9|N|87|57|37|W|city (43.552381, -87.960250)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (20.62%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,551 people, 613 households, and 424 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 1,217.9 people per square mile (471.5/km²). There were 656 housing units at an average density of 515.1/sq mi (199.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.42% White, 0.58% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.61% of the population.
There were 613 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the village the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $45,938, and the median income for a family was $51,979. Males had a median income of $37,813 versus $23,510 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $21,892. About 3.7% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.
Random Lake is home to
Random Lake High School, a public school that serves approximately 400 students from the village and the surrounding area.
* [http://www.randomlake.org Random Lake, Wisconsin website]
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